People n Torbay who are keen to tackle their weight issues in the New Year can get discounts worth up to £11 a week to help them shed the kilos.
Funding support is available through the NHS Torbay Healthy Lifestyles Team working with Team Torbay 1:1 Diet Consultants.
People concerned about their weight, or weight-related health conditions, can contact the Lifestyles Team and ask for a referral to a diet consultant.
All residents who are referred can claim the £6 discount per week directly from a Team Torbay 1:1 Diet Consultant, and there is an extra £5 available from the Lifestyles Team if applicants meet the financial criteria and have a Body Mass Index over 25
The 1:1 Diet, was formerly known as Cambridge Weight Plan, is a flexible weight loss programme using nutritionally balanced meal replacement products, or in conjunction with conventional food, for both men and women.
Free support is also provided by the consultants to help clients as they lose weight.
Weekly appointments can be made remotely via video calling, in the client’s home, or in a consultant’s centre. Meal replacement products can be delivered to the client, or collected.
Julie Young, an independent 1:1 Diet Consultant and sponsor of Team Torbay, said: “I’m delighted my team is working in conjunction with Torbay Healthy Lifestyles programme offering an alternative, effective option to conventional weight loss.
“For over 35 years the 1:1 Diet has successfully been helping people to lose weight and keep it off.”
Healthy Lifestyles manager Andy Simpson added: “We are really pleased to have the 1:1 Diet join our scheme as this will enhance the offer we have for people living in Torbay.
“The Healthy Lifestyles Service now has a range of weight management options available.
“We know that one size doesn’t fit all so this will only help broaden our offer to reach more people who need help to lose weight.”
To contact the Torbay Healthy Lifestyles Team call 0300 456 1006
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